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Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

Dow Jones rises by nearly 600 points as Wall Street rebounds

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished sharply higher on Monday as bargain-hunters bought up big.The Dow Jones led ...

Paypal merchant fees jump from 2.9 to 3.4 percent

SAN JOSE, California: PayPal is raising merchant fees one half percent to merchants as it solidifies its dominant position in ...

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Trudeau extends border closings with U.S. until July 21

OTTAWA, Canada: Despite pressure from companies and the tourism industry to ease the nation's travel ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...

With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...

Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...